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There’s no way that Marine Le Pen can win the runoff election next month. She didn’t even beat Macron in the first round, and now all the forces of French propaganda are telling people they must vote against against Le Pen. Every losing candidate, no matter how much they hate Macron, are loudly saying to vote for him.
So France is going to get a President fully committed to open borders and who praises Angela Merkel’s policy of unlimited immigration of Muslim refugees.
Weird stuff. She was his school teacher when he was 15 years old.
Too close to call if Marie Le Pen will have more votes than Macron, but both will be in run-off election. Need more time to digest.
It has been six days since Trump bombed Syria. There’s no evidence that Trump has any intent of doing anything else in Syria. We let loose a few missiles, not a single American soldier was in the line of fire, and it’s not even clear that any Syrians were killed (although the Syrian government claims some were killed).
Trump still seems to have benefited immensely from the missile strike. The mainstream media has turned down the volume on the Russian Conspiracy by a huge amount. Most of the mainstream politicians whose support Trump needs to get anything done are very happy about the strike. Some Trump-haters in the media are expressing their exasperation that Trump has benefited so much from the strike. That’s how we know it was a good move for Trump. If it was bad for Trump, the Trump-haters would be gloating about it.
I think the answer is yes.
1. It’s always good for the president when there’s military action overseas, at least in the short run, because people rally around the flag.
And there’s no evidence here that Trump intends to get American soldiers stuck in a long ground war.
2. Had Trump done nothing, for weeks the MSM would have been showing us pictures of the poor children killed by the Sarin gas. Trump heads that off and makes the MSM shut up.
Also, it seems that Trump gave warning about the attack so that the airbase could be evacuated, heading off the negative publicity of pictures of dead victims of the attack.
3. Trump sends a message to North Korea and other countries up to no good that we mean business and we’re no longer the wishy-washy country previously led by Obama.
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There are a lot of yahoos in the comments insisting the chemical attack was a “false flag attack.” Sounds like a dumb conspiracy theory to me. Even the Russians and the Syrians don’t say that, their story is that they accidentally blew up an Al-Nusra Front (aka Al-Qaeda in Syria) chemical weapons storehouse.
Trump has access to intelligence information that I don’t have. I’m not in the mood to believe that Trump was duped by his own intelligence agencies.
Even if he was duped, why does it matter? The world knew about the attack and blamed Assad, Trump had to do something. Even in the unlikely event that the “false flag” conspiracy theory is true, then we should thank the false-flag people for giving Trump the opportunity take advantage of it.
This changes everything. No longer a conspiracy, it’s just one lone wolf.
Also, it’s possible that reports of the gunman saying “Allahu akbar!” may have been wrong. This is something that Muslims say when they are afraid they might die and thus are about to meet Allah. So it may have been that one of the innocent people who feared for his or her life said it. I believe the same confusion happened in the reporting of the mass shooting in Munich, which I attributed to beta-male rage.
So right now, it looks like Alexandre Bissonnette may be a French-Canadian Dylann Roof. This is unfortunate because leftwing mainstream media journalists will now smugly lecture us that white Christians are the REAL terrorists.
There is has been a lot of whining about this from Trump-haters. “But the 9/11 hijackers came from Saudi Arabia. Trump is stupid.” As if they really would feel better about Trump’s action if Saudi Arabia were added to the list. If that happened, instead they’d be outraged about how Trump has alienated an American “ally” in the Middle East.
In fact, Saudi Arabia runs a tight ship. Although their funding for Wahhabism is not in the interest of the United States, Saudi Arabia does not tolerate any terrorist training camps within its border. Saudi Arabia is definitely not a lawless country. It’s a lot safer in Saudi Arabia than in any inner city ghetto in the United States, as long as you don’t do anything anti-Islamic or anti-government.
The 9/11 terrorists may have been Saudi Arabian citizens, but they trained in Afghanistan, which back then was the location of the Taliban and the worldwide capital for jihadism. That so many of the terrorists came Saudi Arabia may have had something to do with the then-leader of Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, also being from Saudi Arabia and favoring his own countrymen for an opportunity to strike a great blow against the infidels in the United States.
Adding Saudi Arabia to the list, fifteen years later, when Osama bin Laden is dead and ISIS has taken over from Al Qaeda as the leading organization for training and inspiring jihadists, would be plain stupid.
* Two suspects
* One a Moroccan with an Islamic name, the other has a French name.
* One of the gunmen shouted “Allahu akbar!”
* Both suspects college students at Université Laval
Doesn’t sound like French white supremacists. The liberals must be so disappointed. I know they so badly wanted to scream, “look, the REAL terrorists are white Christians!”
Some sort of Muslim gangbanger violence?
Intra-Islamic terrorism because the gunmen thought the mosque was too liberal?
Islamic beta-male rage?